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Here are some of the articles Med Brief Africa readers found the most interesting during the past week: Rahima Moosa’s reinstated Dr Tim de Maayer...

The current health system is ‘failing everyone’

By BH Groenewald* “Many poor people are denied care when they need it. Many privileged people are given treatment that they don’t need – some...

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Here are some of the articles MedBrief Africa readers found the most interesting in the past week

Call for SA Heart Congress abstracts

The Organising Committee of the SA Heart “FACE TO FACE: The case for Hybrid Cardiology” congress, to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre from...

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Study shows benefits of combining HbA1c and GA to diagnose dysglycemia...

Results of a South African study conducted by a group of investigators from the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT),...

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Here are some of the reports Med Brief Africa readers found the most interesting during the past week: Actuary airing misgivings about schemes council’s handling...

BHF responds to scheme council on LCBO, PMB issues

The Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) has added its voice to reaction to the Council for Medical Schemes' (CMS') "blanket refusal" to exempt medical schemes...

Constitutionality, corruption among concerns in NHI Bill submissions

There was a high level of concern among respondents in their submissions to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health on the National Health Insurance...

Single payer: NHI ‘not doomed from the start’

Many countries have single payer universal healthcare (UHC) systems, so South Africa’s proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) “is not doomed from the start”, Victoria...

Politicians ‘rich in making promises’, BHF delegates told

The two-tiered healthcare system, i.e. the private and public sectors respectively, if permitted to perpetuate, does not bode well for the future prospects of...

Imtiaz Sooliman takes top Titanium Award

The Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) presented this year’s Titanium Lifetime Achiever Award to Gift of the Givers founder, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, during the...

Actuary airing misgivings about schemes council’s handling of LCBOs ‘a publicity...

Well-known healthcare actuary and medical scheme consultant, Christoff Raath’s intimation at the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) Conference in Cape Town Thursday that the...

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Study tallies cost of COVID-19 hospitalisation-related utilisation and expenditure in SA’s...

 The first study aimed at assessing and quantifying the impact of Covid-19 on mortality, hospital utilisation and expenditure in the South African private sector...

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Local healthcare workers fear mental health stigma

The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked a rise in mental health disorders worldwide1 with healthcare workers on the frontline among the most affected, yet those who...